With the new Child Care Subsidy coming into effect on 2 July, there is a lot of buzz around this. This month we deliver you articles about the new CCS, government funding and the omnipresent topic of food allergies. Read more
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Guardian Early Learning Centre – Newstead is a bright and welcoming childcare centre in Brisbane with a team of caring early learning professionals. A perfect example of our passionate educator team is Tayla Cooper, who recently won Educator of the Year at our QLD Educators Awards Night.
We take a few minutes with Tayla to find out a bit more about her career background and why she loves her job and discover she’s a bit of a whizz in the kitchen! Read more
On October 1 2017 some important changes to the National Quality Framework (NQF) will come into effect. These changes will give child care providers more authority over who they put in charge and cut through a lot of the red tape that often gets in the way of offering quality care.
The NQF is an agreement between Federal and State governments to provide quality and consistent education and care to children. The NQF introduced a Quality Care Standard in 2012 which set a minimum standard of care and established a rating system across long day care, family day care, preschool, and out of school hours care. Read more
From 2018, accessing childcare will be more accessible. Providing higher levels of financial support to the families who earn the least aims to make the process of returning to work less financially draining. More importantly, this initiative will give your child an opportunity to take advantage of the benefits of an early childhood education. Family life is busy – in between juggling work and family life, there’s not a lot of time left to catch up on legislative changes, so we’ve outlined them for you. Read more
In November, MamaMag featured an article focused on Guardian’s approach to Reggio Emilia within our Early Learning Centres, particularly our River Garden centre in Victoria. Learn how our River Garden centre was created with space designed to provoke wonder through an abundance of natural light, where concepts of light, transparency and shadow are enhanced.
Read the full article to learn more about our River Garden centre as well as the philosophies of Reggio Emilia and how this early learning approach creates a unique learning environment.